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1025 Ashford Ave | Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico
787 725 2665
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Ranked #65 of 646 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Cuban
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Pasadena, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We picked this place just for Cuban food and we were rewarded. It is a big noisy place with fast efficient service. The food is not eclectic or avant grade. It is simply Cuban. My wife had boliche and I had ropa vieja. Both dishes were very well made. We also shared a salad and a flan. It is not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

In all the years I have traveled to Puerto Rico, you can count on Ropa Vieja to be fresh, delicious and excellent service. I did not feel rushed, and the food is superb. Good value.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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103 reviews 103 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We saw the place was very busy and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves. Their menu looked traditional with many specials. We decided to have dinner here and just got the last table. There was a line of people waiting after us. We loved their food and service and everything was reasonably priced. One of the best meals we had... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Awesome food, great service. The Seafood Risotto was awesome, and the mojitos were too. Busy every night we walked by, and everything we had was great!

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Palm Coast, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

As visitors to San Juan, we were looking for an authentic local PR/Latino restaurant and we found it with Ropa Vieja....Jonathan our waiter was spot on....helped with our decision making ...the food was amazing (must have the signature dish Ropa Vieja)...service amazing...wine amazing....atmosphere perfect...a definite go back to restaurant....you can't go wrong....and the prices were just right...

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The waiter, Alfredo, made this experience for us so wonderful. He encouraged us to use our little Spanish we knew, made excellent food recommendations and the atmosphere was spectacular. Both couples, families were there. Both tourists and locals were there as well. Would definitely go back

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San Francisco, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Went one night with a large group (12) and had great service and food. Not inexpensive- ample portions, tasty food. Next night a smaller group had not as good a time w/service or food. A tad pricey.

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Fairfax VA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Food was fabulous local cuisine. The waiter's English wasn't as good as I would have expected for a tourist location. It was VERY noisy. And the bar had a fairly limited selection of beers, which was surprising.

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New York, New York, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

A traditional place that you MUST check out! I have been here both times that I visited PR and I plan on going back. Good eats and good vibes- a Condado Staple-

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Tarrytown, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Not as impressed as I was a few years ago. We were a group of 23 so that is not easy for staff. The namesake dish got good ratings from those who got it. Good tapas to start and excellent guava flan. Popular restaurant with long line waiting to get in. Make reservations!

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Additional Information about Ropa Vieja

Address: 1025 Ashford Ave | Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 725 2665
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban

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